Coronavirus: In a first, Maharashtra reports over 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases

First Published 23, Jul 2020, 12:59 PM

For the first time since the pandemic began, Maharashtra Wednesday reported over 10,000 cases of the novel coronavirus.
 

<p>The state counted 10,576 cases, taking its overall tally to 3.37 lakh. The toll due to the virus increased to 12,556 after 280 deaths were reported Wednesday (July 23).</p>

The state counted 10,576 cases, taking its overall tally to 3.37 lakh. The toll due to the virus increased to 12,556 after 280 deaths were reported Wednesday (July 23).

<p>At least 5,552 patients were discharged from hospitals on the same day, taking the number of people who have recovered in the state to 1,87,769.</p>

At least 5,552 patients were discharged from hospitals on the same day, taking the number of people who have recovered in the state to 1,87,769.

<p>There are 1,37,282 active cases in the state at present. So far, 16,87,213people have been tested for COVID-19 across Maharashtra, it said.<br />
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There are 1,37,282 active cases in the state at present. So far, 16,87,213people have been tested for COVID-19 across Maharashtra, it said.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">Mumbai alone on Wednesday recorded 1,310 COVID-19 cases, taking the city’s tally to over 1.04 lakh. Mumbai’s death toll stands at 5,975.<br />
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Mumbai alone on Wednesday recorded 1,310 COVID-19 cases, taking the city’s tally to over 1.04 lakh. Mumbai’s death toll stands at 5,975.
 

<p>More interestingly, Pune on Wednesday reported the highest number of cases, 2,111, in a city in India. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has reported high figures for the last few days; the day before, it reported 1,678 cases.<br />
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More interestingly, Pune on Wednesday reported the highest number of cases, 2,111, in a city in India. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has reported high figures for the last few days; the day before, it reported 1,678 cases.
 

<p>Maharashtra accounts for over a third of India’s 12,38,635 cases.</p>

Maharashtra accounts for over a third of India’s 12,38,635 cases.

<p>Meanwhile, over 2 lakh cases of violation of prohibitory orders have been registered in Maharashtra till date since the coronavirus-induced lockdown was imposed in March, an official said on Wednesday.</p>

Meanwhile, over 2 lakh cases of violation of prohibitory orders have been registered in Maharashtra till date since the coronavirus-induced lockdown was imposed in March, an official said on Wednesday.

<p>At least 2,01,158 cases of lockdown violations have been registered, in which 31,424 people have been arrested since March 22, the official said.</p>

At least 2,01,158 cases of lockdown violations have been registered, in which 31,424 people have been arrested since March 22, the official said.

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